How Do We Get Teachers to Ditch Textbooks? Should We?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Lane Young 

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Though many teachers have completely moved away from using textbooks, most are still very dependent on them. In this episode, we discuss alternatives and barriers to adoption.

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Balancing Teacher-Driven and District-Driven PD

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and David Buck

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In the episode, we discuss the balance between teacher driven and administration driven  professional development.

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Why Is There a Gap Between the PD Teachers Get and the PD Teachers Want?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Dennis Dill

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In the episode, we look at the professional development gap and discuss what can be done to close it.

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The Significance of Education Twitter Chats: How Far We've Come

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby

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In the episode, we take a look back at the education Twitter chat phenomenon and evolution.

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Adapting Our Aging School Buildings to Be Relevant to Today's Students

 Nancy Blair, Mark Weston, Allison Kerley

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Today's students are learning and being taught differently.  The new models require flexible learning spaces.  In this segment, we talk about how to adapt old school buildings to meet the needs of today's students.

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